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The Scope of Vicarious Liability

Barclays Bank plc has been held vicariously liable for sexual assaults committed by a doctor engaged to carry out medical examination for job applicants. In reaching the decision in various Claimants v Barclays Bank plc, the High Court applied the…

The Battle of the Worker Status Continues

Worker status has yet again been established in the so-called ‘gig’ economy, this time a successful action was brought against Addison Lee (a minicab firm). The central London employment tribunal found that the company had treated its workers as ‘independent…

Slater Heelis Launches FoRiday: Supporting Friends of Rosie

  Most of us know somebody who has been diagnosed with cancer. The diagnosis turns worlds upside down. Thankfully, the chances of survival are improving all the time due to the research that is being done. When my son was…

By Slater Heelis

Employee Sent to Prison for Breaching Court Order

In the High Court decision of OCS Group UK v Dadi a former employee was sentenced to 6 weeks imprisonment for breaches of an interim injunction in a dispute over confidential information. The defendant, Mr Dadi, was an employee of…

BBC Salaries Scandal

The Government has demanded that the BBC disclose the names and salaries of everyone earning more than £150,000 as part of its new royal charter. The findings have resulted in concerns over the gender pay gap and a lack of…

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The complete guide to contesting a will

When a member of your family, close friend or loved one passes away and you believe there is a discernible error within the last will and testament they have left behind, or that it has not been correctly implemented in…

By Slater Heelis